Fear is a good tool with which to implement control. California did a great job successfully passing hundreds of mandates removing voter control of housing by utilizing concerns about climate change. The point here is not to engage in unwinnable arguments whether climate change is man-made or not, but to observe a transformation, some say not for the good, driven by constant talk of climate change.
California Political News and Views is an on-line publication popular among conservatives. “Conservative” includes ideas such as protection of private property and displeasure with government supported or controlled housing.
An article in the Political News and Views issue of September 16, observes the connection between California’s continuous talk of climate change and draconian housing legislation. Of special note is the morphing of climate change into climate justice, which led to massive taxation of the state’s residents to support subsidized housing.
Here is a link to the article: The Ascent of Big Government in the Guise of Climate Change